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Certificate III in Home and Community Care/Aged Care Work
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Objectives:
Certificate III in Home and Community Care and Certificate III in Aged Care Work will equip you with comprehensive skills and knowledge to enter the aged care and community services sectors. Certificate III in Home and Community Care and Certificate III in Aged Care are offered as a dual qualification or courses can be studied independently. These courses offer hands-on experience with class theory and practice and also comprise fieldwork. You will study several community services practices, analyse issues affecting practice, develop new and appropriate approaches, demonstrate a commitment to ongoing quality improvements in the field, integrate theory with practice and extend and learn how to improve work roles. With relevant industry experience, Certificate III in Home and Community Care and Certificate III in Aged Care Work graduates will be equipped for employment as an aged care worker, personal care worker, personal care assistant, personal care giver and community care worker. You will report directly to a supervisor and will not be responsible for other workers.
Entry Requirements:
You will need to complete a Direct Entry Application Form. You will be expected to have suitable language, literacy, numeracy and communication skills needed to undertake Certificate III in Aged Care Work and Certificate III in Home and Community Care. Attendance is required at a course information session. An interview to appraise your ability to meet the selection criteria will be scheduled at this time. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a police check at their own expense to meet workplace regulatory requirements.
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Certificate III in Home and Community Care/Aged Care Work
Course Description:
Modules / Units of Competency
There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate III in Home and Community Care/Aged Care Work . The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
 
Title     Approx. Hours

Certificate III in Aged Care Work

Provide Care Support Which is Responsive to the Specific Nature of Dementia     60
Provide Support to an Older Person     50
Provide Personal Care     50
Orientation of Aged Care Work     50
Support the Older Person to Meet their Emotional and Psychosocial Needs     50
Communicate Appropriately with Clients and Colleagues     20
Comply With Information Requirements of the Aged Care and Community Sectors     40
Participate in Safety Procedures for Direct Care Work     30
Participate in the Work Environment     20
Orientation to Disability Work     50
Apply Advanced First Aid     30
Follow Basic Food Safety Practices     20
* plus units from CIII in Home and Community Care

Certificate III in Home and Community Care

Facilitate Co-operative Behaviour     40
Work Effectively with Culturally Diverse Clients and Co-workers     30
Work Effectively in a Home and Community Care Environment     50
Provide Personal Care in a Home and Community Care Environment     50
* plus units from CIII in Aged Care Work     
 
Duration
Certificate III in Aged Care Work and Certificate III in Home and Community Care can be studied concurrently or as individual courses. One or both courses can be completed in six-months if studied full-time or over a year if studied part-time. Classroom attendance is approximately 24 hours per week for full-time students and six hours per week for part-time students.

Course intakes are generally:

Full time – February and July

Part time – February.

Students will be expected to complete placement. Shift work will be involved in placement as we work the shifts of the facility. You will be required to undergo a police check prior to undertaking placement to meet workplace requirements.

Selection Criteria
If you apply to study Certificate III in Aged Care Work and Certificate III in Home and Community Care you will be required to attend an interview. At this interview you must demonstrate your understanding of aged care and community services work. You will also be assessed on previous educational records, work and other relevant experience as identified on your application form. You will be given preference if you have relevant paid or unpaid work experience in related industries.

Pathways
Links and options exist between various levels of study. Accredited pathways exist enabling students to move between courses within the Gordon and to other higher education institutions.

Certificate III in Home and Community Care/Aged Care Work

    * Aged care worker
    * Personal care worker
    * Community care worker
    * Nursing assistant

        
Certificate IV in Health (Nursing)
        
Bachelor of Nursing
 
Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.
 
Gordon Institute Support Services

The Gordon offers a range of support services to assist prospective students with course, career or fee advice. For enrolled students, the Gordon provides general education support, counselling and careers advisors, disability support services and an Indigenous Education Unit. The Gordon also offers an on-campus Student Residence for students living away from home. If you need assistance in any of these aspects please let a Gordon staff member know so that we can arrange assistance where appropriate.
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